Visa for Journalists

VISA FOR JOURNALISTS 


  1. Visa Application Form B  Application should be made in advance before the date of travel.
  2. Letter of approval from Sri Lanka Tourist Board and National Film Cooperation. (Applicant should obtain prior approval for video and capture special places in Sri Lanka).
  3. Visa approval letter from the Department of Immigration & Emigration.
  4. Valid Passport with a copy – unexpired validity of the Travel Document should cover beyond a period of six (06) months from the date of departure from Sri Lanka.
  5. Three (03) color photographs of the applicant. (Bust size approximately 3.5 x 4.5 cm)
  6. Return air ticket or travel Itinerary
  7. Hotel reservation voucher for the whole period of stay in Sri Lanka
  8. Recommendation or request of local institute
  9. Documentary proof of purpose of visit.(Invitation)
  10. Evidence of the financial status of the applicant
  11. List of shooting equipments and letter of approval for carrying shooting equipments to Sri Lanka
  12. Relevant Fees (Schedule B).

Visa processing time: 10 working days